VR is no longer something from the future! EdTechTeacher Shawn McCusker shows how to get students building and creating virtual tours using tools you already have.
AI is already having a big impact on education and many are predicting the various ways in which the robots will take over the world. Professor Rose Luckin looks at the current state of play and suggests a new model of intelligence for educators that focuses on the importance of being human.
Students with dyslexia often have challenges with tasks associated with reading and writing and can find written work frustrating. Artificial Intelligence technology is transforming the lives of dyslexic students at all levels with speech recognition tools that are supporting their creative and intellectual development.
What if everyone had access to the latest training opportunities and had a chance to build their confidence by practising and testing out new ideas in a safe space? Lorna Burrows from Immersive VR shows how a new initiative is creating space for just that, helping teachers practise the art of teaching through experiential 3D learning.
Video games are not the only realm benefiting from the latest technological advancements in special effects and graphics. These apps can transform your classroom and transport students to new educational realms.
Patrick Wenham is head teacher at Bickley Park School in Bromley which is shortly set to celebrate its centenary year. By the end of this academic year, most pupils at the school will have their own allocated iPad in school to support their learning. Here Patrick discusses the uses of technology in the classroom – and the digital future of education.
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